on someone's side
Definition of on someone's side
1 : supporting someone in his or her opinion, position, etc. Are you on my side or his? Whose side are you on, anyway?
2 : as an advantage He is not a very tall basketball player, but he does have quickness on his side.
3 : helping someone to succeed Luck seems to be on your side tonight. Time is on our side. We may well finish the project on time.
Word by Word Definitions
: some person : somebody
: the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body
: one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane
: one longitudinal half of a hide
: situated on the side
: of or relating to the side
: directed toward or from the side
: to agree with : support
: to be side by side with
: to set or put aside : clear away
: swaggering or arrogant manner : pretentiousness
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